About the Authors

Fouad El Baidouri

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Montpellier University Hospital, Montpellier, France

Laure Diancourt

Affiliation Pasteur Institute, Genotyping of Pathogens and Public Health, Paris, France

Vincent Berry

Affiliation Méthodes et Algorithmes pour la Bioinformatique, LIRMM, UMR 5506 CNRS – Université Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France, Institut de Biologie Computationnelle, Montpellier, France

François Chevenet

Affiliations Méthodes et Algorithmes pour la Bioinformatique, LIRMM, UMR 5506 CNRS – Université Montpellier 2, Montpellier, France, Institut de Biologie Computationnelle, Montpellier, France, MIVEGEC, CNRS 5290, IRD 224, Universités Montpellier 1 et 2, Montpellier, France

Francine Pratlong

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Montpellier University Hospital, Montpellier, France

Pierre Marty

Affiliation Parasitologie-Mycologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice et Faculté de Médecine, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Inserm U 1065, Nice, France

Christophe Ravel

christophe.ravel@univ-montp1.fr

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Montpellier University Hospital, Montpellier, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CR LD VB FC. Performed the experiments: FEB LD CR. Analyzed the data: CR FEB LD VB FC PM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FP VB FC. Wrote the paper: CR LD FEB. DNA sequencing: FEB LD.